JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man convicted of killing his parents and sister was executed Thursday after the courts allowed what was likely the nation’s first video-recorded execution in almost two decades.
Andrew DeYoung, 37, was put to death by lethal injection Thursday night at the state prison in Jackson after courts turned down his appeals.
He was pronounced dead [...]
By Bill Rankin
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The Georgia Supreme Court today rejected a stay of tonight’s scheduled execution of Cobb County killer Andrew Grant DeYoung, but it is allowing the lethal injection to be videotaped.
The state Attorney General’s Office had asked the state’s highest court to vacate a judge’s order to allow the videotaping of tonight’s scheduled execution of Cobb County killer Andrew Grant DeYoung.
“Executions in this state [...]